‘Follyball’ to follow concert

PIQUA — The Piqua High School Choral Music Department will present its annual fall concert on Sunday, Oct. 18 at 2:30 p.m. in the Hartzell Center for the Performing Arts.

Director of choirs is Tom Westfall. The music education aide is Brenda Vetter.

The Women’s Chorus will begin the concert with “Jubilate Deo” by Lightfoot, followed by “Let Me In” from the motion picture, “Rigoletto” and will be joined by violinist Paul Hrivnak. There will be students soloists featured in this number as well. The Women will close their portion of the concert with the modern spiritual, “Goin’ Up” by Franklin.

The Men’s Chorus will begin with “Sing Gloria!” by Albrecht. They will be joined by PHS alum, Aaron Van Pelt on the trumpet. Van Pelt is a trumpet/music education major at Wright State University where he is a Senior. Next, the Men will sing “My God Is A Rock,” a traditional spiritual arranged by Gray. The next number is “Gone, Gone, Gone,” recorded by Phillip Phillips and arranged by Beck with several student soloists. They will conclude with the traditional “Buckeye Battle Cry/Across the Field” from OSU and the Piqua Pep Song.

The Concert Choir will present “A Joyful Song,” by Lightfoot, “And Wherever You Go,” a choral blessing by Wagner, and close with a modern a cappella spiritual, “Glorious Peace,” by Drennan.

The concert will conclude with the singing of the Piqua Alma Mater.

The concert is free and open to the public. If there are any questions, contact Tom Westfall at PHS during school hours at (937) 773-6314, Ext. 1030, or email at westfallt@piqua.org.